Mr. D Math

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Dennis DiNoia, M.A.Ed has been immersed in education for almost 30 years.  He holds an M.A. in Education from the University of South Florida and has been a Florida State Certified Secondary Mathematics Teacher since 1988.  He is affectionately known to all of his students as “Mr. D”.

After recording over 500 instructional videos, writing thousands of quiz questions and course practice problems with step-by-step solutions, the Mr. D Math curriculum ranges from Pre-Algebra to Pre-Calculus. His online students are across the United States and Mr. D has worked with students on 3 different continents! This math program infuses problem-solving and treating math as a language as the basis for its delivery and offers the equivalent of a personal teacher in one’s home or co-op.  Mr. D is a master of distance-learning platforms with his highly successful live online classes for students.

Find out more about Mr. D Math – click here!  

As a national speaker, Mr. D is known for his upbeat style of speaking and homeschool moms everywhere are left inspired by his message!

As Mr. D often says to his students “learning can be fun” (even if its math)!

 


Mr. D Math

The Race to 100 Game with Mr. D

Podcast 26 Have you ever watched a young person do a computation in their head. Ever notice they will look up?  They are tapping into the part of the brain that does computation.  So why is it then, when we teach subtraction or when students try to do it on their fingers, they count going […]

How to Multiply 37 x 5 in Your Head and More with Mr.D

Podcast 25 Have you ever had to multiply something quickly in your head and wished there was an easy way to do it? Or you saw someone else multiply something quickly and wondered, “How did they do that?” Now you will be able to learn a secret for mental math multiplication. You will learn how to do […]

The 5 Secrets of Success with Mr. D

Podcast 24 Secrets of Success? Really, there are secrets? And there are only 5? Join Mr. D this week as he shares his own research on the secrets of success.  Mr. D has interviewed very successful people and has taken that info along with his own success formula to come up with his 5 secrets to […]

Distance Learning: Unleash Your Inner Explorer – Laptop Required

Podcast 23 Remember the game “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? During this podcast you will find out “Where in the World is Mr. D and his family!” You will also get an inside look at what distance learning is, how it works and how it applies to you as a homeschooling family. Homeschoolers […]

Time Management is a Special Occasion

Podcast 22 What if you had an extra 10-15 hours in your week and you didn’t know it? Stop laughing please!  Mr. D is going to take you through an amazing exercise to see if you can or can’t find that extra 10-15 hours in your week. This is something to do with the entire […]

Math is Only for Busy People! The First Ever Mr. D Rant!!!

Podcast 21 Mr. D on a rant?  Yes, well at least he thinks he is.  Mr. D confronts and tackles the thing that gets to him from time to time.  People are busy. People are out to accomplish great things.  Those same busy people who are out to accomplish have to deal with this at […]

Math was Easier When it Was Just Letters!

Podcast #20 Math was Easier When it Was Just Letters? What does that mean? Mr. D has lost it again! Or has he? Mr. D sees it the other way around. Math was easier when it was just letters, then someone added numbers.  What if students understood the concept and then did examples.  Think of how many […]

Is The Mean Really Mean?

Podcast #19 The Mean is Mean?  What does that Mean?  Oh my, 3 times the word “Mean” is used and each has a different definition.  What in the world is Mr. D thinking this week.  Get ready for a guided tour into the world of statistics and measures of central tendency.  Discover what the “mean” […]

Step 2 to Creating a Self-Directed Learner

Podcast #18 Get ready for Step 2 to Creating a Self-Directed Learner.  If you missed Step 1 to Creating a Self-Directed Learner, check out Podcast #3 on the Mr. D Math and More Channel.  What do we want most for our children to get out of their education?  The answer is we want them to […]

Play the 10% Game

Podcast #17 Why does 10% seem to be such a commonly used percent?  What does percent mean anyway?  Can you find 10% 0f 24 in your head?  What about 15% of 24 quickly and in your head?  If you want to find out more about playing the 10% game and how to do percents quickly, […]

Choosing a Standardized Test!

Podcast #16 It is that time of year again.  Which test will your young person be taking?  Do you wonder if you have a choice?  Do you wonder why students have to take tests?  Does every institution or state want the same test given?  Join Mr. D as he tackles these questions and much more.  He […]

What Are The Odds?

Podcast #15 Has someone ever said to you “The odds of that happening are …?”  The chances are the person saying this may not know what they are actually saying.  Are they referring to the odds in favor or the odds against something happening?  Are they really talking about the odds or are they talking […]

Test Your Luck Using Probability!

Test Your Luck Using Probability! Podcast #14 Do you consider yourself to be someone who has luck?  Is it luck or is there more to it?  Join Mr. D as he guides you through probability, how it works and some fun experiments you can do at home with the whole family.  During the podcast Mr. […]

Math – When am I Ever Going to Use This Stuff?

Math – When am I Ever Going to Use This Stuff? Podcast #13 Join Mr. D as he tackles the question that has been asked by everyone at least once along way: “Math – When am I Ever Going to Use This Stuff?” If your young person has asked you this question or if you […]

Creating Your 2017 with Mr. D and a Very Special Guest!

Creating Your 2017 with Mr. D and a Very Special Guest! Podcast #12 Join Mr. D with his very special guest Annette Saldana from Irresistible Requests. Annette has been a professional business woman for more than 20 years.  She has worked with large corporations as well as individuals with new ideas (like me).  I was […]

How to Figure Out a Discounted Price with Tax in Just One Step!

How to Figure Out a Discounted Price with Tax in Just One Step! Podcast #11 Have you ever tried to teach your young person how to find a discounted price and then add on the sales tax to that discounted price. What if there was a quick and easy to figure it out?  Join Mr. […]

Would You Rather Pay 80% or Get a 20% Discount?

Would You Rather Pay 80% or Get a 20% Discount? Podcast #10 Seems like a trick question.  Would You Rather Pay 80% or Get a 20% Discount? Perhaps it is.  Have you ever tried to teach your young person how to find a discounted price.  What if there was a quick and easy to figure […]

Grading Papers is Like Taking Out the Trash

Grading Papers is Like Taking Out the Trash Podcast #9 Is grading student work something you love to do?  Or is more like taking out the trash: It has to be done and no one wants to do it!  Join Mr. D and find out what his 30 years in education has taught him about grading […]

How To Teach Math with Mr. D

How To Teach Math! Podcast #8 Teaching is a skill.  Some people are great at math and some people are great teachers.  What happens if you are good at math but want to be a great teacher of math? Mr. D will guide you through 3 key ingredients to being a great math teacher. You […]

What To Do When You Get Stuck In Math

What To Do When You Get Stuck In Math! Podcast #7 Have you ever worked on a math concept with your young person and they just are not getting it?  You may have experienced this yourself as a young person or when trying to teach a new math skill.  What do you do when you are […]

How to Study for a Math Test

How to Study for a Math Test! Podcast #6 How can you really study for a math test? Mr. D will guide you through how to build your math problem endurance for timed tests situations, how to memorize key facts and how to prepare for a math test.  Mr. D has sound ideas that can […]

Calculators – To Use or Not To Use!

Calculators – To Use or Not To Use! Podcast #5 Should you allow your child to use a calculator? If so, when? If so, why? If so, how? Mr. D will take you through the answers to each of the questions above! Discover how calculators can be used as a teaching tool and not a […]

How to Speak to Your Child’s Learning Style

  How to Speak to Your Child’s Learning Style! Podcast #4 Discover what kind of learner your child is and how to interact with them based on their unique learning style. Knowing what their style is one thing but knowing how to talk to that learning style is the key to success! Learning styles have […]

Step 1 to Creating a Self-Directed Learner

  Step 1 to Creating a Self-Directed Learner Podcast #3 What do we want most for our children to get out of their education?  The answer is we want them to be self-directed learners.  Find out why Mr. D knows more than just math.  His background in psychology and child development especially in the Teen […]

Math Common Words

Math Common Words with Mr. D Podcast #2 You know how to add, but what does it mean?  Join Mr. D in this podcast to learn common words used in math to make those dreaded math word problems become a breeze!  Listeners will be able to receive a common math language that can be used at […]

How to Think and Talk Math

How to Think and Talk Math with Mr. D Podcast #1 What if math was its own language?  Learn to speak math similar to the way you learn to speak other new languages.   This podcast will give you the basic foundation for how to teach your young person to “Think and Talk Math.” Listeners will be […]

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